Please welcome Melanie Horton to our student blogger team!  Melanie is a first year student who is pursuing a concurrent MBA/MA Latin American Studies degree at UCLA Anderson.  Read on to learn more about Melanie, and check our her first blog post on the MBA Student Voice. I was born and raised in Buffalo, NY, where I attended Canisius College, and since then I've lived in Spain, Mexico and Miami. My work experience is in [...]

This week’s guest blog is by First Year Chris McCabe. Read about his experience at the West Coast Technology-Focused Job Trek: Darden students experience a number of important transformations during the fall semester of their First Year.  Chief among these is the shift in focus over class participation points and upcoming final exams to the pursuit of summer internships.  Throughout the fall semester, there are many opportunities to get to know the multitude of companies [...]

Professor Marissa King mapped the geographic patterns of the use of antidepressants, antipsychotics, and stimulants across the United States. She identified large regional clusters, centered on Tennessee, where use of these drug classes were elevated.

Wow, I haven’t posted since New Year’s — we’ve been so busy! Last weekend we went up to Montreal on a big Tuck trip with about 200 students (visiting Montreal was on my #TuckBucketList).  It’s about a 3.5-hour drive so we carpooled with some friends after work on Friday and were home by Sunday afternoon.  On Saturday, the soccer team, Men’s A and B hockey teams, and Women’s all-star hockey team played “friendlies” against Concordia [...]

The veteran reporter and contributor to PBS NewsHour spoke at Yale SOM.

Question: What makes entrepreneurship at Darden so unique / so highly rated? Answer: We have the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership which is part of the Batten Institute, one of Darden’s Centers of Excellence. The Batten Institute and the Center have tremendous resources in terms of relationships, research, and funding.  We have some of the world’s most renowned faculty. Students at Darden can leverage these great resources by taking the entrepreneurial electives, participating in case competitions, [...]

Question: What makes entrepreneurship at Darden so unique / so highly rated? Answer: We have the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership which is part of the Batten Institute, one of Darden’s Centers of Excellence. The Batten Institute and the Center have tremendous resources in terms of relationships, research, and funding.  We have some of the world’s most renowned faculty. Students at Darden can leverage these great resources by taking the entrepreneurial electives, participating in case competitions, [...]

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